Travelling through hyperspace ain’t like dusting crops. Neither is making movies. In preparation for Star Wars: Episode VII, WIRED’s Editor in Chief Scott Dadich sat down with J.J. Abrams to discuss his trajectory from awestruck super fan to the director of The Force Awakens. Also this month: Transforming the Pentagon with Silicon Valley, how India’s decision on energy can affect the entire planet, the amazing products to give and get this holiday season, plus more.
Ever wonder what it takes to bring monsters, robots, and zombies to life on the silver screen? Go behind the scenes, into the making of Hollywood's biggest movies, to see how visual effects artists are using the latest technology to create some of your favorite characters.